If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.
Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.
Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.
Pantheon's Aegis Assault makes him invulnerable from the front. Get behind him or wait it out.
Be careful near Pantheon if your health is low - a thrown Comet Spear executes low health enemies.
Grand Starfall gives several seconds of warning before Pantheon arrives. Use this time to get out of the way or to form a plan to deal with him.
The stats shown on this page clarify several influential Ekko vs. Pantheon matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Pantheon’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Pantheon..
Ekko often has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Pantheon. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when taking on Pantheon, with a 49.1% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes an ok counter for Pantheon.
While Ekko does have a lower winrate than Pantheon, when they face off with one another, Ekko also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Ekko into Pantheonas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Ekko also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Pantheon. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Pantheon matchups, Pantheon is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Ekko is a somewhat poor counter to Pantheon. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Pantheon.
If you would like to truly master Ekko to counter Pantheon during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ekko on average accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Pantheon. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.
The ideal items to prioritize in your Ekko versus Pantheon build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Pantheon than with many other common item sets. In fact, Ekko had an average winrate of 49.1% battling Pantheon with this counter build.
To have the highest probability of crushing Pantheon as Ekko, Ekko players should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Ekko vs Pantheon clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.
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